Posted on February 14, 2018
We recommend that a company’s human resources department implements a zero-tolerance harassment policy for the workplace. As we discussed in our last blog post on sexual harassment, employees should have clear guidelines on how to identify and report sexual harassment to the human resources department, and be encouraged to do so.
Posted on January 18, 2018
All employees have the right to work in an environment that is free of sexual harassment or any form of discrimination. It is up to leadership and the human resources department to meet the requirements of Title VII of the of the Civil Rights Act to maintain a harassment and discrimination-free workplace.
Posted on January 16, 2018
A spotlight shining on the #metoo movement has made sexual harassment, a once silent offense, a trending topic in the U.S. and around the globe. How can your human resources department ensure that your company is keeping employees safe?
Posted on September 28, 2017
Terminations are unpleasant, but avoiding them can lead to bigger issues in your workplace, including lower morale and efficiency. As a human resources company with over 50 years of experience, Cornerstone Insurance Group has gained valuable insight into how best to handle terminations within any organization.
Posted on September 14, 2017
Developing policies for discipline and termination is a great way to prevent employee claims, especially when the policies are clearly communicated to new hires and maintained throughout the company. The experts at Cornerstone Insurance Group have over 50 years of experience in Human Resources and compliance solutions, and have seen how the lack of a solid disciplinary policy can negatively... Read More
Posted on September 06, 2017
Awareness of the various types of employee claims will help strengthen your human resources strategy and prepare your company for any possible litigation. Employees can make internal, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), or Human Rights Campaign complaints, or file a lawsuit against the employer with a formal Complaint and Summons. As experts in human resources... Read More
Posted on August 31, 2017
Lawsuits are expensive and time consuming. When employees take legal action, it can also cause emotional discomfort and tension in the workplace. In hopes of avoiding any business interruption related to employee discipline, companies may discontinue a relationship with a troublesome employee immediately — but a snap decision can lead to more problems down the... Read More
Posted on April 13, 2017
The relationship between an employer and a worker is not always straightforward, but despite the possible discrepancies, it is extremely important to properly classify your workers with the help of your human resources department. Tax implications vary depending on the type of worker, and the penalties for misclassifying a worker can be huge.